Hopeful Parenting · Motherhood

3 Things I’m Loving with My Kids (That You Can Do Too!)

  It’s Thanksgiving week and I’m feeling thankful! This week I’ll be sharing posts highlighting some of the things I’m most thankful for, with a helpful spin! Up for today, my kiddos! I love being a mom, and within every season of motherhood there have been things that I have absolutely loved, as well as… Continue reading 3 Things I’m Loving with My Kids (That You Can Do Too!)

Hopeful Educating · Hopeful Living · Hopeful Parenting

Look to the Eternal

The phonics lessons. The math sheets. The handwriting practice. The teaching. The training. The correcting. The conversations. The discipline. The shepherding. Every single bit of the effort is worth every single bit of the effort when we look at it with eyes set on eternity. Week 3 of my Unlikely Homeschooling Series is coming up… Continue reading Look to the Eternal

Hopeful Educating · Hopeful Parenting

To the Mom Who Thinks She’s Not Qualified to Teach Her Kids…

Remember that time I told you I started an elementary education program in college, but quickly switched gears yet again and did not pursue that degree? Yep, it’s crazy that I am now day in and day out teaching my 3 elementary kiddos! You see, on paper, I’m not qualified to teach. I didn’t finish… Continue reading To the Mom Who Thinks She’s Not Qualified to Teach Her Kids…

Hopeful Educating · Hopeful Living · Hopeful Parenting

Little Miss High School is Homeschooling

This post is part of my #write31days series about being an unlikely homeschooler. Be sure to follow along with the entire series by checking out the main page here.  When we announced to our family that we were considering homeschooling our kiddos we received some interesting responses. How are you going to do that with… Continue reading Little Miss High School is Homeschooling

Hopeful Educating · Hopeful Living · Hopeful Parenting · Truth

We plan, but the Lord directs

This post is part of my #write31days series about being an unlikely homeschooler. Be sure to follow along with the entire series by checking out the main page here.  A nurse, a teacher, an overseas missionary, a full time college campus ministry leader, a public speaker. Those were all dreams and plans that I had for… Continue reading We plan, but the Lord directs

Hopeful Living · Hopeful Parenting

Living In the Sweetest Days

Being a parent brings all kinds of amazing moments and experiences. Their first words, first steps, learning to read, and so many other moments are incredible to watch unfold. With each milestone brings another amazing parenting reality, the passage of time. Just about nothing amazes me more than how quickly the days are going by, a feeling… Continue reading Living In the Sweetest Days